Employment and TrainingServices
The Wabun Training and Employment Services is a department within the Wabun Development Corporation which started operations on April 1st, 2005.
Previously, employment and training services were provided by Mamo-Wichi-Hetiwin Employment and Training, referred to as one of fifteen Aboriginal Area Management Boards under the previous Pathways process. Wabun Training & Employment operates under the Aboriginal Skills and Employment and Training Agreement. Wabun is a federally incorporated non-profit organization and its primary mandate is to provide advisory services to the council’s six First Nations. The Training and Employment Services (TES) department of the council is responsible for the delivery of funds and programs to its six member First Nations.
First Nations Serviced:
Chapleau Ojibway, Brunswick House, Flying Post, Matachewan, Mattagami and Wahgoshig
The Mamo-Nuskomitowin Steering Committee (MNSC) was established in October of 1998 to address the development and implementation of an agreement with Human Resources Development Canada, which is now known as Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) upon the federal government’s announcement of the Aboriginal Human Resources Development Strategy.
Employment and Training ServicesContact Information
Janet McKay, WTES Coordinator
313 Railway Street, Timmins, Ontario P4N 2P4
Toll Free 1-800-461-5623
Phone: (705) 268-9066 ext. 224
Fax: (705) 268-8554
WTES is a federally funded program which was designed to expand the employment opportunities of Aboriginal people across Canada.